Latest Yale Stories

2010-09-30 14:38:50

The rules that govern the world of the very small, quantum mechanics, are known for being bizarre.

2010-09-21 22:03:03

Ever since audiences heard Goldfinger utter the famous line, “No, Mr. Bond; I expect you to die,” as a laser beam inched its way toward James Bond and threatened to cut him in half, lasers have been thought of as white-hot beams of intensely focused energy capable of burning through anything in their path.

2010-07-21 14:12:35

A team of Yale researchers have identified a genetic marker that can help predict the risk of developing ovarian cancer, a hard to detect and often deadly form of cancer.

2010-05-31 07:15:00

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity in a bid to improve male fertility.

2010-05-06 07:53:36

A single, very unusual family with Tourette syndrome (TS) has led Yale School of Medicine researchers to identify a rare mutation in a gene that is required to produce histamine.

2010-04-27 09:09:00

DERBY, Conn., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study just completed by the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center indicates that when it comes to effects on weight, not all snacking is created equal.

2010-04-15 06:09:00

BAYSIDE, N.Y., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book, Pun Enchanted Evenings: 746 Original Word Plays, by David R.

2010-04-05 07:01:29

In the largest genome-wide study of brain aneurysms ever conducted, an international team led by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine has identified three new genetic variants that increase a person's risk for developing this deadly disease.

2010-03-24 14:02:11

To close achievement gap, US must address major health risks for urban minority youth, study finds

2010-03-17 12:20:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Educationally relevant health disparities" are key drivers of the achievement gap, "but they are largely overlooked," Charles Basch, the Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, said at a recent panel discussion at the College.

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